Andes

MCS girls rally past Rams for softball win

By Julia Green
The old adage about the fat lady singing was never truer than last Tuesday, when the Margaretville Blue Devils’ softball team went on a seven-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs against them to post a 17-16 win over the Rams of South Kortright.
Junior Amy Filupeit’s RBI single was enough to drive in the winning run, which capped off an inning with six walks and three hits, including singles by Jessica Barringer and Christine Kelly.


Tennis teams get into the swing of spring

By Julia Green
The Margaretville Central School tennis team will be looking to combine returning talent, new talent and borrowed talent when the tennis season gets underway this week.
In addition to key returners James Warner, Michelle O’Reilly and Alex Ramos, Andes student-athletes Eric Reed and Sage Beemer will join the MCS tennis ranks, where Head Coach Jim Owdienko anticipates they will battle for the top two positions.


Andes athletes joining Margaretville teams will be focus of public meeting

By Brian Sweeney and Julia Green
A proposal to allow Andes students to join the Margaretville boys’ varsity soccer and basketball teams next year is the subject of a public meeting on Wednesday, April 7 at 7:15 p.m. in MCS Board Room.
The plan is being presented as a means of allowing Andes students to participate in varsity athletics during the 2010-11 season. Because of low enrollment, ACS officials do not anticipate being able to field boys’ teams next year for soccer or basketball.


Returning softball players make coaches optimistic

By Julia Green
Andes Mountaineers
For the first time in two years, Andes Central School will have a softball team. Head Coach Tamara Snyder is welcoming back a core of seniors who last played for her when they were freshmen.
Leading the Mountaineers this season will be seniors Karli Tait and Rachel Andrews, who spent the past two seasons with the Margaretville softball team. Tait, a pitcher, was an All-Delaware League selection last season.


Registration set April 7 at Andes

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Pre-K and Kindergarten registration will be held at Andes Central School on Wednesday, April 7 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. If you have a child who is turning four or five by December 1, 2010 and have not yet received an informational packet, please call the school at 845 676-3166.


Area teams score at MCS Booster Club indoor tourney

The MCS Booster Club hosted its seventh annual indoor soccer tournament at Margaretville Central School on Friday, March 12 and Saturday, March 13. The tournament featured 48 teams divided into four age groups.


Northern Catskill Occupational Center lists honor rolls

Grand Gorge —The following area ONC BOCES, Northern Catskill Occupational Center students, were named to the Principal’s List and Honor Roll for the second quarter of the 2009-2010 school year.


Irish Comedy Night Saturday at Andes Hotel

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Andes — NYC Comics return by popular demand on March 13 at 7:30 p.m. to The Andes Hotel performing stand-up comedy. Joanne Genelle returns as MC with a show featuring two fabulous comics, Nanci Richards and Mary Dimino, performing their witty content with some Irish jokes mixed in.


Top-seeded Davenport ends Andes' run in sectional tournament

By Julia Green
It was very nearly a Cinderella story when the 12th-seeded Andes boys trailed top-seeded Davenport by only a point with 12.5 seconds remaining in Thursday’s Section IV Class D semifinal match in Oneonta.
“I was convinced we were going to be in the game,” said Andes Head Coach John Bernhardt.


2010 Delaware League All-Stars selected

The Delaware League basketball all-stars have been announced for the 2009-2010 season.


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